Martin Heidegger by George Steiner

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A rich and evocative study of one of modern history’s most compelling and controversial philosophers by a literary and critical grand master  

In Martin Heidegger, George Steiner delves into the life and work of the prolific German philosopher. His deft analysis lays bare the intricacies of Heidegger’s work and his influence on modern society, offering a clear and accessible analysis of the philosopher’s more difficult ideas, from the human condition and language to being and the meaning of time. Written with Steiner’s trademark eloquence and precision, Martin Heidegger is the seminal look at the man and his groundbreaking ideas—the perfect study for scholars, Heidegger fanatics, and curious readers alike. 
 

About George Steiner

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George Steiner was born in 1929 in Paris, but also lived in Vienna and New York. Steiner was a critic, novelist, philosopher, translator, and educator. Currently, he is a professor at Cambridge University and the University of Geneva. He has written for the New Yorker for over thirty years and has published the books No Passion Spent, Errata: An Examined Life, and Martin Heidegger: With a New Introduction.
 
Published April 16, 2013 by Open Road Media. 173 pages
Genres: Law & Philosophy, Biographies & Memoirs, Westerns, Literature & Fiction. Non-fiction

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